Free VMware ESXi licenses

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VMware is now offering free licenses of it’s popular ESXi hypervisor.  Your license includes VMware ESXi, VMware Virtual SMP, and VMware VMFS. VMware ESXi is a full fledged bare-metal hypervisor that fits into a 32MB footprint.  VMware ESXi is essentially VMware ESX without the server console. You can run virtual machines created by Microsoft Virtual Server, Microsoft […]

NETinVM: Like it sounds, an entire virtualized network in a single VM

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I was trolling around the Internet today and came across NETinVM, from the guys at the RaDaJo security blog.  According to the NETinVM web site: “NETinVM is a single VMware virtual machine image that contains, ready to run, a series of User-mode Linux (UML) virtual machines which, when started, conform a whole computer network inside the […]

Free ConfigCheck Utility for VMware ESX host security assesment

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Tripwire has a free, Windows based security assessment tool called ConfigCheck for VMware ESX hosts.  It rapidly assesses the security of VMware ESX hypervisor configurations compared to the VMware Infrastructure 3 Security Hardening guidelines. According to the VMware website: Tripwire ConfigCheckTMis a free utility you can use to rapidly assess the security of your VMware ESX host configurations, according […]